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By JEN COWART On Wednesday, the one-month anniversary of the Parkland, Florida school massacre in which a student killed 14 students and three teachers, students across the nation participated in memorial events, walkouts, protests, and kindness more
By THOMAS GREENBERG In their new offices on Sockanosset Crossroad - behind the Wines and More - is Hope of Life International, a faith-based non-profit that services more than two million people, including building 30 houses and five schools per week in more
To the Editor: Cumberland Farms wants to build yet another mega-station. This time, however, in a residential neighborhood at Edgewood's most troubled intersection at Park and Warwick Avenues. I've lived in Edgewood since 1998 and grew up thirty-forty more
The gym at Cranston High School East was crowded on March 10 for the New England Scholastic Band Association (NESBA) competition. Cranston High School East was proud to play host for the third straight year. The event was hosted by Cranston East Alumni more
On Sunday, March 11, Jess Moquin, member of the Cranston East class of 2010, held the Bolts Bazaar after being inspired by the class of 2017, who raised enough money for the entire class to go on their senior trip for free. Moquin is trying to do the more
By PAM SCHIFF When Chris Correia crossed the stage at PPAC to receive his Cranston East diploma in 2013, the last thing he thought about was returning to his ninth grade English classroom to talk about careers, life choices and rap music. But at the more
By JEN COWART As much of the state prepared for the third Nor'easter in 10 days to make its way through Rhode Island, many students in Cranston prepared to remember the 17 victims of the latest school shooting to take the lives of staff and students in more
Cranston High School West had two teams in this year's Academic Decathlon, with another alternate team in the waiting. Cranston West 1 came in fifth place in the competition, finishing about 2,000 points away from the Bronze medal. Meanwhile, for the more
By THOMAS GREENBERG The salt was being loaded, the snowplow drivers were getting their pre-storm rest, and city employees were bracing for the impending blizzard on Monday afternoon at the Department of Public Works and Highway Transportation facilities more
By THOMAS GREENBERG As the investigation into the stolen bleachers and dugout benches from the CLCF Gals Softball field at Brayton Park continues, the pieces are coming together as to what happened and why. Parks and Recreation director Tony Liberatore more
ASSAULT On March 12 at 2:22 a.m., Officer McIntyre arrested Jason Crum, 39, of 18 Knight St. for domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct. The arrest was the result of a disturbance call at 18 Knight St. He was then held for arraignment. more
By PAM SCHIFF Since 2003, Cranston East football and Ken Simone have been synonymous with each other. Tom Centore was named head coach at East in the spring of 2003 and Simone came with him as the defensive coordinator. While he himself is a quiet and more
To the Editor:On March 6 the Cranston’s Planning Commission will be voting on a proposal to change the City’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan and zoning classifications for four parcels at … more
A library is the great equalizer of any community. There is no judgment, no class system and no requirements to enter. But a library is also a financially functioning entity and is beholden to … more
“You Can Be a SELFish ‘B’ is the title of the book written by Cranston resident, Gina Clapprood who held a book signing at Beauty Lounge at Magnolia on Park Avenue on Feb. 17. “I wanted to … more
The Providence Gridiron Club is preparing for its big spring shindig, The Annual Awards Night, with a preliminary release of the selections for Players of the Year in the six different Football … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theater (The Gamm) has announced its 34th lineup for this fall, which will feature five plays and will be the first season the intimate theater company hosts from its new location at 1245 Jefferson Blvd. in more
Every four years, the Winter Olympics give us a chance to revel in the performances of our favorite athletes, as well as celebrate any medals they might have won. The U.S. Olympic Figure Skating Team delivered against tough opposition winning a bronze more
A ribbon cutting for Carlos On Jan. 31, Carlos's Diner, located at 15 Gansett Ave., officially opened their doors serving breakfast and lunch. The official ribbon cutting with Mayor Allan Fung was recently held on March 2. Pictured are (l-r) Sandra more
Cranston West has presented the honor roll for the second quarter. Grade 12 Highest Honors: Scott Angilly, Alexandria Crouse, Nicholas Dionizio, Dean Grupposo, Sai Teja Kamsani, Marc Mansolillo, Thomas Marcello, Marina Moceri, Caitlin O'Brien, Nicholas more
Cranston High School West will be performing their spring dramatic production “Still Life With Iris” on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Alumni Auditorium on the CHSW campus. It is a production … more
To the Editor: This is an open letter to all the citizens of Cranston. By now, or any day now, you will be receiving a letter from the tax assessor's office regarding your home's assessment value. Please understand that this is not a tax increase, but it more
Dairy Queen aims for April opening The Dairy Queen Grill and Chill being built on Atwood Avenue was aiming for a January opening, but spokeswoman Katie Murray said progress was slowed due to a harsh winter. She said that the store is now tentatively more
As a powerful nor'easter bore down on Rhode Island last week, Rep. Joseph J. Solomon Jr. (D-Dist. 22, Warwick) submitted legislation that would require the burying of power lines in places that have long-lasting power outages. The legislation (2018-H more
By JEN COWART Less than six months after opening for business, Abbey Tilton has suffered a major setback at Abbey's ShAbbey Designs, located at 1460 Phenix Avenue in Cranston. In November, surrounded by family, friends and loyal customers, Abbey proudly more
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